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Distilled Festival Tickets

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Date General Admission VIP Experience
Saturday, June 24, 2017
1PM – 5PM
$33 $125

VIP Experience

Includes unlimited samplings of spirits and signature cocktails in your own premium Neat Spirits tasting glass, access to the VIP lounge and patio featuring gourmet food stations with unlimited grazing, and admission to the San Diego County Fair. Join Distilled Competition Judge, MS, Wine Warrior & Kalinist Sommelier, George Skorka in this year’s VIP Lounge. Skorka represents family owned high integrity wines and has recently been the GM of Bastide, F&B Director of La Merigot Hotel and Sommelier in Church and State.


VIP Experience Menu

Crispy Bourbon Glazed Pork Belly

Celery Root Puree | Caramelized Granny Smith Apples | Shaved Fennel

“Vivian Howard’s Party Magnet”

Classic Southern Cheese Ball with Fresh Goat Cheese & Blue Cheese | Brown Butter Toasted Pecans | Coachella Valley Dates | Served with Carrs Water Crackers

Buttermilk Biscuits

with Hickory Smoked Ham and Mango Chutney Butter

Suzie’s Farms Organic Beet Hummus

House Made Pickled Vegetables | Zaatar Spiced Baked Pita Chips

Shrimp & Grits

Cherry Heirloom “Bloody Mary” Tomato Sauce

Pete Balistreri Charcuterie

Chili Fennel Salumi | Berkshire Proscuitto | Whole Grain Mustard | Fig Jam | Rustic Flatbreads

Maple Leaf Farms Duck Rilette

Pickled Blackberries | Grilled Ciabatta

Bar Snack

Bacon & Bourbon Snack Mix

Sweet Treat

“So Rich” Chocolates by Johna

General Admission

Includes a 10-tab wristband (each tab is for 1/4-oz pours on distilled spirits and 1-oz. pours of mixed cocktails), complimentary cheese from Cypress Grove, and admission to the San Diego County Fair.


buy tickets online

You can purchase tickets online at TicketMaster.


buy tickets in person

Save on ticketing fees by purchasing in person at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Box Office. The Box Office is located at the main entrance to the Fair and is open Tuesdays through Saturdays 10am-6pm.


non-drinking admission

Designated drivers, family members and friends can all visit the Distilled Festival for free with admission to the San Diego County Fair!
Ticket Price: $18 for Fair Admission.


fair tripper

Let us be your designated driver! Adding a Fair Tripper ticket includes round-trip transportation using North County Transit District’s COASTER, SPRINTER, or BREEZE.
Ticket Price: $43 for General Admission or $135 for the VIP Experience

“I feel sorry for people who don’t drink.

When they wake up in the morning, that’s as good as they’re going to feel all day.”

—Frank Sinatra

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I believe I’ll have another cocktail.”

—W.C. Fields

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Distilled: The San Diego Spirit & Cocktail Competition

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Here it goes down… down into my belly.”

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